facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Tong to direct Chan in his 100th film

Jan. 21, 2010 at 7:04 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
BEIJING, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan says his 100th movie project will reunite him with his "Rumble in the Bronx" director Stanley Tong.

Xinhua said the high-octane action flick is called "Shi Er Sheng Xiao," which translates as "The 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals." It reportedly is about a Chinese hero who recovers the bronze head statues of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals stolen by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in Beijing more than a century ago.

"I think I won't fight so fiercely as this in the future," the 56-year-old kung fu star told reporters in Beijing Wednesday about the intense martial arts scenes throughout the picture.

"We wanted to make this film as early as six years ago," Chan added. "Last year, the news about the statues' auction struck us and we finally started on (the film.)"

Chan can currently be seen in the Hollywood action comedy "The Spy Next Door."

Topics: Jackie Chan
© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Led Zeppelin loses first round in 'Stairway to Heaven' plagiarism lawsuit Led Zeppelin loses first round in 'Stairway to Heaven' plagiarism lawsuit
2
Ricki Lake, husband Christian Evans reportedly split Ricki Lake, husband Christian Evans reportedly split
3
Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn get pink highlights for breast cancer awareness Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn get pink highlights for breast cancer awareness
4
Kate Middleton resumes royal duties after pregnancy announcement Kate Middleton resumes royal duties after pregnancy announcement
5
Kris Jenner responds to Bruce Jenner dating rumors Kris Jenner responds to Bruce Jenner dating rumors
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback